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Place Ste. Catherine

Place Ste. Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Best for drink and fish menu

Nostalgic place where every famous European had a drink and fish soup at least. Very expensive... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TheNavigatorPoland
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Warsaw, Poland
Dirty

Very dirty for a place in the city center, lots of bins. And the toilet on the church is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joseph c
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Place Ste. Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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"christmas market"
in 25 reviews
"mulled wine"
in 7 reviews
"ferris wheel"
in 6 reviews
"fish restaurant"
in 5 reviews
"catherine's church"
in 5 reviews
"market stalls"
in 3 reviews
"lively area"
in 3 reviews
"excellent fish"
in 2 reviews
"merry go round"
in 2 reviews
"great area to visit"
in 2 reviews
"nice square"
in 6 reviews
"metro station"
in 6 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 7 reviews
"cobbled square"
in 2 reviews
"speak french"
in 2 reviews
"lovely architecture"
in 2 reviews
"stained glass windows"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nostalgic place where every famous European had a drink and fish soup at least. Very expensive restaurants and normal ones for rest of us opened till 1 am. The most important is atmosphere.

Thank TheNavigatorPoland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very dirty for a place in the city center, lots of bins. And the toilet on the church is innaceptable

Thank joseph c
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Place St Catherine is a beautiful square that has an electric vibe to it,it's packed with pubs,bars and restaurants and the beautiful church and is a major tourist destination. On any holiday I take to Brussels I always look forward to visiting this great area,it's...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We went to Sunday mass here and sat near a portable heater because there is no heat in this church. The people were very nice and they warmed the church also. The church, itself is very old and not welled cared for. The high mass...More

Thank 1991KEB
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

A wonderful square with great tapas bars and restaurants, excellent bars and tourist attractions like cathedral .

Thank pedrorangel13
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The Noordsee fish bar is excellent a wide variety of seafood,fish and oysters prepared fresh and eaten on the square. Also recommend Monk for atmosphere and good selection of beers. Plenty of other bars and restaurants at all price ranges

Thank 55cindymc
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Worth visiting and even nicer at night. Lots of stalls selling drinks and snacks. A few selling goods but frankly not so many. Nice to wander about and soak up the atmosphere.

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Staying in an airbnb round the corner so arrived late at night and caught the sights, how beautiful. Lovely attractions, nice food and mulled wine. So good I thought this was the main Xmas market. Only when I googled for the light show did I...More

Thank JaneSM
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Flanked on one side by St Catherine's church and on another by fish restaurants, this cobbled square is a nice area to stroll around. On another corner is a shellfish stall (now extended to the other side of the road too) called NordZee at which...More

1  Thank david n
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

St. Catherine's is church whose architecture combines Gothic, Renaissance & Romantic styles. There are many old works of art inside. The black tower is next to the church. It was once part of the town walls having been restored in the late 1800's

Thank Temuejin
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June h
7 December 2015|
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Response from belleretraite |
Hi ! It is a 15 minutes walk ! Look at the map on the right hand side of this page (or go to Google Map) , zoom it for Place Sainte-Catherine and you will find 3 or 4 streets you could walk between the 2 locations . In... More
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patriciaclaire25
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
We visited the Christmas Market here last year & have just Reviewed the places we visited while there. If you have a look at them hopefully you'll find them helpful to you :)
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